Black is… black ain’t…

Black is beautiful, just so we are motherfucking CLEAR. Black ain't "less desirable than other races", "inherently less attractive than other races" So... we are in the throes of yet ANOTHER online storm about black folks. Black women's looks, black women's bodies, black fathers and the old ass trope of omfg black folks are on … Continue reading Black is… black ain’t…

My two cents on the utter idiocy being displayed around health care reform

I've been watching the utter lunacy unfold around the health care reform bill, debates in DC and both those who support and oppose the changes. I've seen the teabaggers accost a man with Parkinson's disease, conservative nutjobs say that Obama is using an 11 year old boys tragedy for sympathy and as a ploy? We've … Continue reading My two cents on the utter idiocy being displayed around health care reform

Which of these two things are alike?

I read the Huffington Post. Most of the time its on point, humorous and gives me a chuckle. That was not the case when this article: Two Black Role Models done in by Hubris went up. The author is not a woman of color, nor does she seem to understand that her article is patently … Continue reading Which of these two things are alike?

On Caster Semenya… (xposted from my LJ)

As usual has Karnythia has written this topic up much better than I can but I had to get my two cents worth out there...I've not said a lot about Caster Semenya and her treatment by those who apparently couldn't lose gracefully but attacked her "questionable" gender because she beat other runners in the 800M … Continue reading On Caster Semenya… (xposted from my LJ)

My $2.00 worth on White Privilege

After discussions, upon discussions where sometimes I feel like the person I'm talking with genuinely "gets it" and many other times where people just can't/won't/refuse to understand their privilege, I've decided to spell it out for people and hope they actually read, comprehend and think about what's coming in this post. What's about to be … Continue reading My $2.00 worth on White Privilege

Drunken Negro face cookies? O_o;;; WHAT!

Baker in NYC sells these cookies and cannot for the life of him see what people are upset about. Are you fucking kidding me? I refuse to post a picture but here's a link to the story: LaFayette French Bakery in Greenwich Village is selling Drunken Negro Face cookies.. omg what? BOYCOTT THIS RACIST FUCKWAD. … Continue reading Drunken Negro face cookies? O_o;;; WHAT!

Another MySpace hoax costs a life

There needs to be more legislation on cyber-bullying and harassment. This is the second case this year where harassment via the web has resulted in a young life being taken. To be blunt, I on't have much sympathy for this case since he did go over to the guys house with the intent of violence. … Continue reading Another MySpace hoax costs a life

From today’s Diverse Issues in Higher Education – Jena6 Protests & more…

From Diverse Online Current News Protesters Stand Up For Jena 6 and More By Tracie Powell Sep 20, 2007, 04:47 A Black West Virginia woman was sexually assaulted, stabbed and tortured, with one of her White abductors telling her, “That’s what we do to niggers around here.” Hate crime charges are yet to be filed … Continue reading From today’s Diverse Issues in Higher Education – Jena6 Protests & more…

Panhandling for reparations? GTFO, seriously

I saw this via LJ, and I must say I'm shocked at this trite shit. They cannot seriously be suggesting black people go out and fucking panhandle for reparations. But it's true. Damali Ayo has declared 10 October Panhandling for Reparations Day. She discusses this in depth on her LJ here. I'm appalled. Just appalled … Continue reading Panhandling for reparations? GTFO, seriously

It’s shit like the commentary below that makes me go ballistic

With all the miscegenation hoo ha going on in Daily Deviant, some American hating know it all decided to blow their horn on the semantic battle going on in D_D. I can understand if you have issues with American Privilege, but at least come back with a better argument than Americans are all greedy scum … Continue reading It’s shit like the commentary below that makes me go ballistic

“N*****” word Gets buried… but is it really gone?

N-word' gets symbolic end NAACP campaigns at annual meeting to bury the epithet just like it did with Jim Crow 60 years ago By Dahleen Glanton and Kayce T. Ataiyero Tribune staff reporters Published July 10, 2007 ATLANTA — In a symbolic move to erase the controversial "n-word" from the English vocabulary, the NAACP held … Continue reading “N*****” word Gets buried… but is it really gone?